Definitions for octoberɒkˈtoʊ bər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. October, Oct(noun)

    the month following September and preceding November


  1. October(ProperNoun)

    The tenth month of the Gregorian calendar, following September and preceding November. Abbreviation: Oct


  1. October

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. It is also very commonly associated with Halloween in western world. In common years January starts on the same day of the week as October, but no other month starts on the same day of the week as October in leap years. October ends on the same day of the week as February every year and January in common years only. October of the current year starts on the same day as April and July of the following year.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. October

    the tenth month of the year so called (i. e. the eighth) by the Romans, whose year began on March.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'october' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #915

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'october' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1791


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